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Menteri Besar Selangor (Incorporated) chief executive officer Norita Mohd Sidek (left) distributing food packs for breaking fast to Karangkraf Media Group staff in Section 15, Shah Alam, on April 27, 2021. — Picture by FIKRI YUSOF/SELANGORKINI

MBI spends RM3 million to help mosques, B40 during Ramadan

By Sheeda Fathil

SHAH ALAM, April 28 — The Menteri Besar Selangor (Incorporated) or MBI allocated RM3 million to implement its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes during Ramadan.

Its chief executive officer Norita Mohd Sidek said from the amount, a total of RM1.5 million is allocated for the Selangor Menteri Besar’s Kita Selangor Ramadan Tour programme.

She said the balance is spent on the Ihya Ramadan programme that provides assistance to the low-income group (B40) and orphans.

“We will tour all districts and pass donations to mosques, suraus, educational institutions, residents’ associations and non-governmental organisations,” she told Selangorkini after distributing 500 food packs for breaking fast to the Karangkraf Media Group staffs in Section 15 here yesterday.

The distribution is part of its Ihya Ramadan initiative in selected locations during the fasting month that involves an allocation of RM280,000.

Among the agencies involved are the Shah Alam City Council (MBSA), Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais), Yayasan Islam Darul Ehsan (YIDE), Selangor Zakat Board (LZS), Selangor University (Unisel) and the Management and Science University (MSU).

It was also distributed to the Shah Alam Polytechnic, Shah Alam Fire Station, Shah Alam police headquarters, Proton and the Selangor State Secretary building.

PPR (People’s Housing Project) flats in Lembah Subang and Kampung Baru Hicom (Section 26), state constituencies in Batu Tiga and Kota Anggerik, and Shah Alam parliament office also received the food packs for breaking fast.

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